Suspension of your driver’s license is one of the many serious consequences that may stem from a DUI arrest. It is crucial to take action right away to protect your driving privileges. At the Law Offices of James Newton, PLLC, an experienced drunk driving lawyer in Seattle, Tacoma or South King County can help. We have defended individuals charged with DUI or DWI from all over Washington State, including first-time offenders and repeat offenders.
In the state of Washington, the fines and penalties you are subject to after a DUI conviction depend on the type of DUI you are charged with. In general, first-time DUI offenders face less serious penalties than repeat offenders, but a license suspension is mandatory. A competent driving under the influence of drugs attorney in Seattle helps you understand the suspension you may face for:
In addition to license suspension, jail time, fines, alcohol counseling, probation and the installation of an ignition interlock device are all potential penalties for a DUI conviction. At James Newton Law, our Seattle felony DUI lawyers offer fast response and thorough representation. We help you evaluate your options for entering a plea and retaining your driving privileges.
The Washington State Department of Licensing may grant you an occupational driver’s license if your regular license is suspended because of a DUI charge. This temporary, restricted license allows you to drive to:
If granted this restricted license, you may be required to install an ignition interlock device in your car and obtain high-risk driver’s insurance. The temporary license restricts:
To learn more about the legal options available and how we can help reduce the charges or sentence against you, contact the Law Offices of James Newton, PLLC without delay. Our skilled Seattle DUI attorneys are dedicated to providing you swift, confidential and powerful representation.
Contact a knowledgeable driver’s license suspension attorney in Seattle for a free consultation today
When you are at risk for driver’s license suspension, we can help. Call us at 206.389.1855 or contact the Law Offices of James Newton, PLLC online. With offices conveniently located throughout the state, we serve clients everywhere in Washington, including Tacoma, Kent and surrounding areas in King County. We take your call 24 hours a day.